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I use bars occasionally, and ran the full roof rack on my RX4 most of the time. Wind noise does increase, but I cant say that I've ever noticed an increase with water
Out of interest is your box mounted flat on the bars, or do the clamps make a gap?
It sounds like someone playing a note on a harmonica when you get above 55-60 and it gets wet. This is definatley not just wind noise, and it doesn't seem to do it without the box on??? So not sure if it is the box or if the airflow from the box affects the bars?
The box (Atlantis 200) appears to be sat flat on the rubbers of the Aero bars. However the aero bars do have slots in the at the extremities where the feet are?
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